Massachusetts considering payment reform

Collier, Roger
November 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/10/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 10, pE221
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Massachusetts considering payment reform," which appeared on September 23, 2009 at www.cmaj.ca. It examines the transition of payment for health care services from fee-for-service to capitation systems in Massachusetts. Massachusetts Special Commission on Payment Reform says that the transition is the best option to control the cost of health care. Moreover, the benefits and flaws of capitation system is also explored.


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